Mark Thomas knows where Mrs T should be buried
By Mark Thomas - 21 June 13:00

The UK is selective when it comes to judging a nation's human rights record. That's why it supports

Mobiles and Mercs among the hermits
By Steve Bloomfield - 14 June 13:00

Across the closed society of North Korea, a visitor finds signs of a cultural revolution that promis

Big in South Korea
By Anthony Townsend - 31 May 13:00

A nation still living in the shadow of its colonial past and civil war leads the world when it comes

That was the vote. Now for the real election
By George Monbiot - 31 May 13:00

In India, the world's largest democracy, democracy has been prohibited. The owners of property have

Spiritual struggle
By Isabel Hilton - 17 May 13:00

The Dance of 17 Lives: the incredible true story of Tibet's 17th Karmapa

Mick Brown <em>Bloomsbury

A bit of moderate Muslim torture
By Jeremy Seabrook - 10 May 13:00

Observations on Bangladesh

Eastern promise
By Chris Patten - 03 May 13:00

A Modern History of Hong Kong (1841-1997)

Steve Tsang <em>I B Tauris, 352pp, £35</em>

ISBN 18606

John Pilger reveals how the Australian government under John Howard gained its role as Bush's sheriff
By John Pilger - 05 April 13:00

Of the token hangers-on who make up the Anglo-American "coalition of the willing", only Australia remains true to Washington.

Mark Kermode - Targeted by Eros
By Mark Kermode - 22 March 12:00

Film - Bollywood is finally breaking into mainstream UK cinema

The return of the Taliban
By Christina Lamb - 22 March 12:00

Liberated women? The chief justice wants to ban women from driving. That's not the only way in which

Nothing to sell but their bodies
By Barbara Gunnell - 01 March 12:00

Everyone wants to stop people-trafficking. But in impoverished Nepal, the earnings of exiled workers

Pay Indians our minimum wage
By Richard Colbey - 01 March 12:00

Observations on outsourcing

A migration that nobody objects to
By Alexander Monro - 01 March 12:00

The Chinese are now the largest student minority in UK universities. At huge cost, they come to get

Light and hope of the NHS
By Theodore Dalrymple - 23 February 12:00

Observations on Indian doctors

The movie star and the lapdog
By James B Goodno - 16 February 12:00

Observations on Philippines

"Traitor" will get a rich retirement
By Ziauddin Sardar - 09 February 12:00

Observations on Pakistan's nuclear scandal

Mark Thomas - finds Indians who won't drink Coke
By Mark Thomas - 02 February 12:00

In India, pressures on the water supply created by a Coca-Cola plant have caused wells to dry up. Is

Elections rein in Hindu extremism
By John Elliott - 15 December 12:00

Observations on India

Mark Thomas wants to see the Queen in court
By Mark Thomas - 15 December 12:00

The aristocracy need only worry about gout, syphilis and falling off polo ponies - industrial accide

Voyage of discovery
By Richard Cork - 01 December 12:00

Art - Richard Cork is transported by the Japanese minimal master of monochrome

Russia 3 - Why the dragon will outrun the bear
By Nicholas Watt - 01 December 12:00

Ever since he travelled to the Soviet Union and China as a young man nearly 20 years ago, Nicholas W

Michele Roberts on the magic of mushrooms
By Michele Roberts - 01 December 12:00

Unbeatable mushrooms: I ate them in Bali, at the end of the hippie trail

The rebels on the border
By Sara Ferro Ribeiro - 24 November 12:00

Observations on Bhutan

The rise of the cyber-coolies
By Praful Bidwai - 10 November 12:00

Call a helpline these days and you may well speak to someone in India doing a job "outsourced" from

Ready to leave the old time
By Glyn Ford - 27 October 12:00

North Korea wants to follow China's path. But will George W Bush let it do so? Glyn Ford reports

Twelve ways to reach the top
By Alice O'Keeffe - 27 October 12:00

How Asians scaled the heights of everything from comedy to the Fabian Society by <strong>Alice O'Kee

The Indobrit moment
By Farah Damji - 27 October 12:00

We came, we stayed, we conquered. Farah Damji on the many talents of her optimistic, high-achieving

Women's rights after the Taliban
By Salil Tripathi - 06 October 13:00

Observations on Afghanistan

The rise and fall of the sun. Is the vacuum of leadership that led Japan astray in the 1930s not also the country's central political problem today, asks Bill Emmott
By Bill Emmott - 29 September 13:00

Inventing Japan: from empire to economic miracle (1853-1964)

Ian Buruma <em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson,

India's time of reckoning
By Pankaj Mishra - 29 September 13:00

The world's second-largest population of Muslims has until now resisted the pied pipers of jihad. Bu

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